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DIY First Shape Sorter

You may have noticed your baby is enjoying taking objects out of containers and other places now. They may be enjoying putting the objects back in and listening to any sounds the objects make when dropped. 270 more words

Fine Motor Duplo & Water Play


This experience is really a mish-mash of lots of different learning (fine motor, water play, science, maths) but my main intention here was to develop the children’s fine motor skills in order to better their pencil control. 354 more words

Teaching

Sea Shells and Play-dough

To give us some fine motor practice this week I decided to have some fun with play dough, seashells and rocks! 162 more words

Preschool

Adapted Books in the Special Education Classroom

Do you use adapted books in your classroom? They offer so many opportunities for learning. Not only do they provide repetition for maximized learning, they work on social skills, fine motor skills, matching, and so much more!   295 more words

Getting a Grip on Your Child's Grasp

As occupational therapists, one of the questions we are asked about most often is regarding how to help children develop or improve their writing grasp. And often when we respond, we probably make your head spin with words like “tripod” “quadrupod” “open web space” “distal finger movements” “arches of the hand” etc. 466 more words

Fine Motor Activities For Development

52 Fine Motor Development Skills and Activities for Kids
 
Why are fine motor skills are so important when it come to a child's development?
When a pre k child or young child engages in an activity which encourages the use of their fine motor abilities, they are utilizing their brain,
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Fine Motor Skills